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    I am wanting to get a new camera for Christmas and need some recommendations please. I am not up to speed with all of the technical stuff but would like one that when you press the button doesn't take ages to get the picture and would like really crystal clear photos . Should I be focusing on the megapixel or optical zoom? I want to spend around $400.

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    My friend has the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1 Digital Camera. It takes great photos. We were on a boat on Sydney harbour at night and it took photo's with people in the foreground and the opera house lit up in the background. There was no blurriness and the photo's were great. So great in fact, I am getting one for Christmas.

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    If you want unblurry photos then you need to be looking at shutter lag specs. You could get an entry level dslr for that price that has little to no shutter lag.




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    Dont auto go for the one with the highest
    Megapixel because unless you want to blow a picture up the siZe of a billboard you wont need it and it will just make every photo take up a huge amount if data on your memory card.

    Optical zoom the higher the better, dont be fooled by high digital zoom
    As thats fairly crap.




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    Thank you so much for the advice ! It is much appreciated . Does anyone have any advice about this camera?

    http://m.*************.com.au/event/...a-black-248625

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    I would look at a compact. DSLR's are large, clunky and take up a lot of a room which is fine if the technical aspects of the camera outweigh the inconvenience, but it sounds like thats not your case.

    Have a look at the Canon Powershot SX260. A quick google of reviews, it looks a good value one for what you want.

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    Subbing - we're in the market for one too.


 

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